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College of Health Sciences(do not use, see Adademics-Structure)

The College of Health Sciences at Misericordia University consists of five departments:

  • Department of Medical Imaging
  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Occupational Therapy
  • Department of Physical Therapy
  • Department of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
College of Health Sciences
Clinical Education Policies

(updated May, 2010)

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College of Health Sciences
Mission Statement

The undergraduate and graduate programs within the College of Health Sciences support the mission of the University, embracing the values and attitudes of justice, mercy, service and hospitality. Our programs strive to provide a quality education grounded in the sciences and liberal arts while maintaining high academic and professional standards. Students are prepared to become: collaborative members of a multidisciplinary team; active participants in scholarship; and ethical practitioners. Graduates are life-long learners who engage in evidence-based practice in a diverse global society.


Student Outcomes


Upon graduation students will:

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge, critical reasoning ability, and skill necessary to obtain all appropriate professional credentials within their respective fields of practice.


  2. Demonstrate ethical decision-making and competence in their respective disciplines within local, regional, and/or broader communities.


  3. Participate as a collaborative member of a multidisciplinary team.


  4. Provide culturally competent health care services to diverse populations.


  5. Critique and/or incorporate research related to evidence-based best practice.


  6. Incorporate leadership and management principles in field/clinical settings.